Human Resources Tag

What goes into personnel files? And who is responsible for maintaining employee records and payroll records? Here are four questions on these topics, along with answers: Q. What type of information and records should I keep in my personnel files?   A. Any information and documentation relating to...

In many industries, employers are using recruiting and retention strategies to keep valuable employees and to lure other qualified employees.  Following are 20 ways to recruit and keep valuable employees, offered by Joan Stewart, author of "113 Tips for Recruiting Valuable Employees" and "107 Tips...

Let’s imagine a situation. Wendy, who’s been on the job for only four months, informs her employer that she’s pregnant. She requests light duty and asks if temporary leave is an option. Instead of accommodating Wendy, the employer terminates her employment, explaining to her that her...

Businesses looking to attract new employees must distinguish themselves from the competition, especially if they’re unable to pay salaries above the market value. Creative benefits often do the trick, particularly if they address specific needs. With more and more college graduates entering the workforce and more...